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Looking for decently priced ethnic food (Staten Island/Brooklyn/Queens)

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rvadog Jul 14, 2012 01:41 PM

Any type!

My wife is on a food kick and is endeavoring to try as many types of food as possible.

We'd like to keep the entire bill under $50 (we don't drink alcohol so that's not a factor).

Suggestions?

  1. el jefe Jul 17, 2012 07:10 PM

    At $50, you could do Greek and Italian too, assuming those are still and ethnicity.
    I eat out 6-8 times a week in Queens and have rarely spent $25/pp.
    As Jen said, the question is too broad based.

    1. jen kalb Jul 17, 2012 03:02 PM

      notwithstanding endless posts about Park Slope, this is really the core interest of this Board. There ARE some long threads responding to similar questions, for example about people on massive Food pilgrimages through Jackson Hts, or Brooklyn etc, maybe someone can find and post links to a couple of these, but honestly, if you just scroll down through a month or so of posts on this Board, you will have more ideas for food adventures than you will know what to do with Stop and ask a question when you find something that interests you.

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        foodinmouth Jul 17, 2012 01:16 PM

        i would also suggest Tanoreen in Brooklyn.

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          John Francis Jul 17, 2012 11:12 AM

          Middle Eastern food on Atlantic Ave. between Court and Henry Streets. I like the Waterfalls Restaurant at 144 Atlantic Ave, but there are other good choices too.

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            tex.s.toast Jul 17, 2012 07:44 AM

            Bukharian (central asian jewish) food in rego park queens.

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              realjudywong Jul 16, 2012 07:27 PM

              This blog will have some leads for you:

              http://realcheapeats.com/nyc/

              1. Jeffsayyes Jul 15, 2012 12:16 PM

                type in queens, brooklyn, or queens in chowhound or yelp.

                1. johnk Jul 15, 2012 11:33 AM

                  Lot's of great choices on the The Underground Gourmet's 2012 Cheap Eats list on Grub Street.

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                    AubWah Jul 14, 2012 06:38 PM

                    Try sripraphai in queens

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                      comestible Jul 15, 2012 10:40 AM

                      Sri Lankan in Staten Island. Big SL community here and several restaurants. Fairly convenient to ferry. San Rasa, Lakruwana, Lak Bojun. Dosa Garden for excellent Indian.

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                        foodinmouth Jul 17, 2012 01:01 PM

                        +1 on sripraphai. just went a few weeks ago. pretty awesome.

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